We are a big football family here (Skol Vikings) and are gearing up for Super Bowl Sunday and looking for healthier options to snack on during game time. Here is a super easy, quick, and healthier spinach-artichoke dip! Serve with veggies or whole grain crackers. All you need: 1 (8 ounce) brick of non-fat cream… Continue reading Healthier Spinach-Artichoke Dip
My husband and I enjoy playing board games and cards once the kiddos go to bed (wild….I know). Using our leftover shredded chicken, I whipped up these buffalo chicken cucumber snackers. Enjoy! All you need: -1 cucumber sliced -Approximately 1 cup shredded chicken -Bleu cheese crumbles -Buffalo sauce All you do: 1. Top cucumber with… Continue reading Buffalo chicken cucumber snackers!
I follow many health and wellness influencers on social media and was inspired to write a “Day on the Plate”. So if you ever wonder what this dietitian eats in a day….here is a quick look! I am a the epitome of a grazer. While nursing, my appetite goes through the roof! I eat when I am hungry-… Continue reading Day on the Plate
Here is a quick one for you and your kiddos! Only two ingredients and a healthier dessert option. This frozen yogurt bark is addicting! All you need: Vanilla Greek yogurt Fruity Pebbles All you do: Line a flat pan with sides with parchment paper (or aluminum foil if you just realize that you are… Continue reading Yogurt crack for kids!
Every July, we make layered mocktails in my kids cooking class- they are a hit! Making layered drinks are simple. The key is to look at the sugar content. Look at the nutrition facts label and choose three different drinks with increasing sugar content (such as 10g, 20g, and 30g). The sugar content affects the… Continue reading 4th of July Layered Mocktails (and cocktails)!
I am a little behind with posting this one. April’s fruit of the month from The Fruit Club was PINEAPPLE! If you are looking for a tasty smoothie to ease your way into the world of green smoothies, this is a good place to start! Serves 1-2 All you need: 1 banana 1/4 cup frozen… Continue reading Pineapple-Mango Green Smoothie
Did someone say squtternut buash?! I mean….butternut squash! (bonus points if you know where that is from) Whenever I mention squash tacos, I get a lot of raised eyebrows. HEAR ME OUT! My husband and I are batting 1.000 when it comes to this recipe. Not only is this recipe simple and delicious, it adds… Continue reading Squash Tacos- TRUST ME- and some bonus recipes!